Dental Assisting program collects donations
Tuesday / September 19, 2017
Students in the Marshalltown Community College Dental Assisting program have been gathering donations for Texas victims of Hurricane Harvey, and last Friday they packaged and shipped those donations to hurricane victims. MCC instructor Tammy Damman has a family friend who teaches at Eisenhower High School in Houston, TX. Tammy was notified that there was a great need for toiletries, new clothing, and comfort items like stuffed animals and blankets. Donations poured in from the dental community along with many MCC faculty, staff and students. The Dental Assisting students packaged and shipped more than 650 individual bags of necessities. The donations including toothbrushes, toothpaste, floss and other toiletries, as well as socks, blankets, stuffed bears, and assorted school supplies.